PSY 151 Applied Early Childhood Development II
This is an advanced practicum and seminar course designed for students with some prior experience working with children. Students are placed and supervised in a choice of approved settings to include childcare centers, infant and toddler programs, preschools, special education programs, grade K-4 classrooms and after school/school age programs. Requirements include attendance at a weekly seminar, child development readings and summary essays, reflective journal writing, child observations and activity/lesson planning. Students are mentored in analysis and implementation of age appropriate NYS Learning Standards through weekly curriculum experiences. A child case study, cumulative portfolio of work and integrated resource units are among the final projects.
- Prerequisite: PSY 144, PSY 145 or PSY 150 or permission of Discipline Coordinator.
- Hours: 4
- Credits: 4
8+ hours fieldwork, 2 hours seminar